Tagged: Bush presidency

With Obama as President, America is Emerging from Bush Dark Age

With Obama as President, America is Emerging from Bush Dark Age

President Obama recently signed a bill that will end the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, signaling a new approach to science in America. Under George W. Bush, America had slipped...

A Fitting Farewell to America’s Worst President

A Fitting Farewell to America’s Worst President

I promised myself that I wouldn’t write about Bush again, that I would try to erase him from my memory and, as President Obama suggested, move forward. But this story is too good to...

Shameless Bush Exits Defiantly and Laura Stands by Her Man

Shameless Bush Exits Defiantly and Laura Stands by Her Man

I watched parts of Larry King Live last night because I knew Sandra wanted to hear what Laura Bush (pictured at right with the President during the interview) had to say. But I am...

Half a Million Dollars for a Set of Dishes? Gimme a Break!

Half a Million Dollars for a Set of Dishes? Gimme a Break!

At a time when we were hearing that more than  500,000 Americans lost their jobs in December, First Lady Laura Bush (photo below, left) unveiled a set of newly purchased White House dinner plates...

I Know What We Could Do With All Those Shoes

I Know What We Could Do With All Those Shoes

Florida authorities are wondering what to do with thousands of shoes that were accidentally dumped from a truck on the southbound lanes of the Palmetto highway in Miami yesterday, creating a mess that blocked...

Bush Presidency Is No Laughing Matter. It’s Tragic!

Bush Presidency Is No Laughing Matter. It’s Tragic!

On the heels of that shoe-throwing incident in Iraq (photo below), we’ll probably hear a flurry of wisecracks about shoes that fit and lame ducks ducking, but the Bush presidency is nothing to laugh...

Americans Can Be Thankful Obama Was Elected and Not McCain

Americans Can Be Thankful Obama Was Elected and Not McCain

Tomorrow, those of us who live in America reflect on our good fortune in a world ravaged by hunger and pain. There is so much to be thankful for in America. Yes, I know...